Women in Ministry

A journey through the maze of women in church leadership

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Understanding women in ministry has been like walking through a maze. I started out concluding that the verses that have prevented Christian women from becoming church leaders, were a product of the Apostle Paul’s convictions Continue reading “Women in Ministry”

Changes in the Church

Changes seen in Sunday observance

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Church in the wild-wood

This past spring, my husband and I returned to the church I grew up in. This has given me opportunity to reflect on the changes I have seen since childhood. There are three main changes in the denomination we are a part of. Continue reading “Changes in the Church”

The Normal Christian Life

Struggling with sin versus practicing it

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Whiter than Snow

In an earlier post I broached the subject of struggling with sin versus practicing it. I wrote that it appeared a former friend had lost her struggle with lesbianism. The following verses from the Bible speaks to this. Continue reading “The Normal Christian Life”

Is Your Spiritual Life M.I.A? – part 2

More on exercising your spiritual muscle

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Coffee Clutch

After writing the last post, I realized I had forgotten something important about exercising our spiritual muscle. In part one I wrote about the practices of prayer, scripture reading and worship. Continue reading “Is Your Spiritual Life M.I.A? – part 2”

Is Your Spiritual Life M.I.A?

How to exercise your spiritual muscle

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Everyone has a spiritual side to them. It’s the part of us that responds to God. Any illness affects us spiritually. When we are in poor health God seems far away. The part of us that responds to God goes missing for awhile. Prayer is more difficult. Continue reading “Is Your Spiritual Life M.I.A?”